Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 66 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,497 1,322 1,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.65% 4.38% 3.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.61% 20.02% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,115 960
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,100
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.56% -2.50%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,264 6,604 5,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.43% 21.87% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,155 5,520 4,320
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +23 600 £39,000 - 154
Surrey +10 344 £35,000 -6.67% 68
Berkshire +9 319 £38,000 -2.56% 55
Hampshire +13 259 £37,500 +7.14% 63
Buckinghamshire +1 151 £40,000 +14.29% 44
Oxfordshire +65 130 £40,000 -5.88% 55
Kent +25 126 £36,500 +13.18% 41
West Sussex +29 91 £45,000 +38.46% 17
East Sussex +34 60 £31,177 -19.02% 9
Middlesex +11 10 £57,500 +53.33%
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 949 (63.39%) Windows
2 934 (62.39%) Microsoft
3 852 (56.91%) Active Directory
4 602 (40.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 500 (33.40%) Windows Server
6 421 (28.12%) VMware
7 409 (27.32%) Microsoft Office
8 393 (26.25%) Windows 10
9 346 (23.11%) Hyper-V
10 312 (20.84%) ITIL
11 297 (19.84%) Windows 7
12 287 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 257 (17.17%) SharePoint
14 251 (16.77%) MS Exchange
14 251 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 243 (16.23%) Firewall
16 233 (15.56%) Cisco
17 231 (15.43%) Citrix
18 222 (14.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 212 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
20 210 (14.03%) PowerShell
21 188 (12.56%) DNS
22 185 (12.36%) DHCP
23 183 (12.22%) SCCM
24 173 (11.56%) MCSE
25 167 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
26 164 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
27 162 (10.82%) TCP/IP
28 155 (10.35%) SQL
29 154 (10.29%) SQL Server

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 257 (17.17%) SharePoint
2 251 (16.77%) MS Exchange
3 102 (6.81%) Skype for Business
4 75 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 72 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (1.40%) IIS
7 16 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.94%) IBM Domino
10 13 (0.87%) CMS
11 8 (0.53%) nginx
12 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.27%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.13%) IBM Connections
17 1 (0.067%) K2 blackpearl
17 1 (0.067%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 409 (27.32%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.33%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.20%) Workfront
5 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.13%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.067%) Maximo
6 1 (0.067%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 602 (40.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (6.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 95 (6.35%) IaaS
5 68 (4.54%) PaaS
6 51 (3.41%) Power Platform
7 43 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
8 40 (2.67%) OneDrive
9 37 (2.47%) SaaS
10 36 (2.40%) PowerApps
11 20 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (1.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 15 (1.00%) Yammer
13 11 (0.73%) Azure Functions
13 11 (0.73%) Serverless
14 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Flow
14 10 (0.67%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.53%) G Suite
16 7 (0.47%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 243 (16.23%) Firewall
2 188 (12.56%) DNS
3 185 (12.36%) DHCP
4 162 (10.82%) TCP/IP
5 153 (10.22%) LAN
6 131 (8.75%) WAN
7 122 (8.15%) VPN
8 119 (7.95%) Skype
9 97 (6.48%) SAN
10 81 (5.41%) VoIP
11 67 (4.48%) Wireless
12 51 (3.41%) Internet
13 49 (3.27%) VLAN
14 44 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
15 36 (2.40%) Network Security
16 34 (2.27%) Unified Communications
17 31 (2.07%) IP Telephony
17 31 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (1.94%) BIG-IP
18 29 (1.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.07%) Power BI
4 20 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.53%) Redis
8 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.47%) Big Data
10 5 (0.33%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.27%) DB2
11 4 (0.27%) MySQL
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2017
13 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (1.07%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.67%) JIRA
3 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.33%) LSMW
8 4 (0.27%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.20%) GitLab
9 3 (0.20%) MSTest
9 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.20%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.13%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.13%) MSI
11 1 (0.067%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.067%) SpecFlow
General
1 109 (7.28%) Finance
2 47 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 25 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 24 (1.60%) Electronics
4 24 (1.60%) Law
5 22 (1.47%) Legal
6 20 (1.34%) Advertising
7 16 (1.07%) Retail
8 13 (0.87%) Marketing
9 8 (0.53%) Banking
10 6 (0.40%) Publishing
11 5 (0.33%) Automotive
11 5 (0.33%) Back Office
12 3 (0.20%) Games
13 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.067%) Local Government
14 1 (0.067%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (18.90%) Support Engineer
2 257 (17.17%) Analyst
3 248 (16.57%) IT Support
4 213 (14.23%) IT Engineer
5 185 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 123 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
7 103 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 92 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 86 (5.74%) IT Analyst
10 84 (5.61%) Consultant
11 82 (5.48%) IT Manager
12 77 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 77 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 70 (4.68%) Architect
14 69 (4.61%) IT Support Analyst
14 69 (4.61%) Service Analyst
15 68 (4.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 66 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
16 66 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
17 61 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.40%) .NET
2 22 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 20 (1.34%) XML
4 17 (1.14%) Web Services
5 14 (0.94%) HTML
6 13 (0.87%) CSS
7 11 (0.73%) Middleware
8 8 (0.53%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (0.53%) jQuery
9 7 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.40%) JSON
10 6 (0.40%) LDAP
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.27%) LESS
11 4 (0.27%) Node.js
11 4 (0.27%) React
11 4 (0.27%) Sass
12 3 (0.20%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.15%) Data Centre
2 73 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 59 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 49 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 28 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (1.80%) User Experience
9 23 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.14%) PKI
11 15 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 14 (0.94%) Clustering
12 14 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.73%) CMDB
14 11 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.67%) Replication
15 10 (0.67%) Social Media
16 8 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 949 (63.39%) Windows
2 500 (33.40%) Windows Server
3 393 (26.25%) Windows 10
4 297 (19.84%) Windows 7
5 251 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (6.48%) Windows 8
8 84 (5.61%) Linux
9 41 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (2.14%) Windows XP
11 29 (1.94%) Android
12 23 (1.54%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.07%) Windows 2000
15 11 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.53%) CentOS
17 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.33%) Unix
19 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
19 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (20.84%) ITIL
2 222 (14.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 164 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
4 152 (10.15%) Migration
5 136 (9.08%) Project Management
6 100 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (5.08%) Presales
8 70 (4.68%) DevOps
9 68 (4.54%) PRINCE2
10 66 (4.41%) Service Management
11 65 (4.34%) Mobile Device Management
12 64 (4.28%) Service Delivery
13 59 (3.94%) Mentoring
14 56 (3.74%) CRM
15 52 (3.47%) Business Continuity
16 51 (3.41%) Information Security
17 48 (3.21%) Data Protection
18 47 (3.14%) High Availability
18 47 (3.14%) Problem Management
19 46 (3.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 210 (14.03%) PowerShell
2 155 (10.35%) SQL
3 21 (1.40%) Bash Shell
4 20 (1.34%) C#
5 18 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.00%) COBOL
6 15 (1.00%) RPG
7 14 (0.94%) R
8 10 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.60%) C
10 7 (0.47%) Python
11 6 (0.40%) Java
12 5 (0.33%) ABAP
12 5 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.33%) Scala
13 4 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.067%) Perl
14 1 (0.067%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.067%) VBA
14 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 212 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 173 (11.56%) MCSE
3 93 (6.21%) MCSA
4 85 (5.68%) Security Cleared
5 78 (5.21%) Degree
6 58 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.87%) MCP
8 34 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.14%) A+ Certification
10 31 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (1.87%) CCNA
12 20 (1.34%) MCITP
12 20 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.14%) DBS Check
14 15 (1.00%) CCNP
15 14 (0.94%) HNC
16 13 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (0.73%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (9.02%) SLA
2 51 (3.41%) GDPR
3 49 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (1.74%) PMO
6 24 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 11 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.67%) QA
9 9 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) NCSC
11 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.067%) DICOM
System Software
1 852 (56.91%) Active Directory
2 346 (23.11%) Hyper-V
3 287 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (2.74%) vSphere
6 28 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (1.80%) XenApp
8 24 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (1.20%) Docker
11 17 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 12 (0.80%) Terminal Server
13 11 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.67%) vCloud
15 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.40%) Firmware
16 6 (0.40%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.33%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 183 (12.22%) SCCM
2 104 (6.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 33 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
4 29 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 28 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 28 (1.87%) SCVMM
6 26 (1.74%) vCenter Server
7 18 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 18 (1.20%) SCOM
8 17 (1.14%) AirWatch
9 15 (1.00%) Ansible
10 12 (0.80%) Puppet
10 12 (0.80%) WSUS
10 12 (0.80%) XenMobile
11 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.53%) DameWare
12 8 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.47%) Terraform
14 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
15 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 934 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 421 (28.12%) VMware
3 233 (15.56%) Cisco
4 231 (15.43%) Citrix
5 97 (6.48%) HP
6 66 (4.41%) Veeam
7 52 (3.47%) Aruba
8 49 (3.27%) Avaya
8 49 (3.27%) Dell
9 37 (2.47%) F5
10 28 (1.87%) Mitel
11 27 (1.80%) Polycom
11 27 (1.80%) Sophos
12 24 (1.60%) SAP
13 23 (1.54%) Google
14 22 (1.47%) Meraki
15 20 (1.34%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.14%) Apple
17 16 (1.07%) IBM
18 14 (0.94%) Lotus